About Controllerate of Quality Assurance (Engineering Equipment)
One of the major testing centers of the Directorate General Quality Assurance, located in Pune, Maharashtra, Controllerate of Quality Assurance (Engineering Equipment) is a crackerjack in the field of mechanical and chemical testing of the materials used in the manufacturing of arms and ammunition. It Is well equipped with instruments like horizontal tensile testing machine, hardness testers and tensometer. It provides mechanical tests to check for the compression set, volume change, density and other relevant parameters for plastic rubber and leather. Tests are also available for the analysis of the chemical and mechanical properties of the paints and surface coatings; plastics and resins; textile and textile auxiliaries; propellants, explosives and pyrotechnics.